President/Chair & Registrant since 2007
Dr. Shelton received her PsyD in clinical health psychology from Spalding University in 2005. She was appointed Chief Resident at Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine for her internship year. She then completed two postdoctoral fellowships at the Medical College of Georgia in medical psychology and behavioral medicine and also earned a Master of Public Health degree. She completed graduate training in Forensics at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology and earned a Postdoctoral Masters of Science in Clinical Psychopharmacology at Fairleigh Dickinson University. She is a licensed psychologist in Kentucky, Illinois, Indiana, Tennessee, and Ohio and has been in private practice for over a decade, specializing in medical and forensic psychology assessment and expert witness testimony in her multi-state multi-disciplinary private practice. She is the Director of the Integrative Behavioral Health Scholars Program for Spalding University’s doctoral program in clinical psychology, where she trains and supervises doctoral psychology students working in primary care settings. Additionally, she is a course developer and professor at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology in their Master of Science in Clinical Psychopharmacology program, equipping psychologists in Illinois with the ability to prescribe psychotropic medications. She is also faculty in a Criminal Justice graduate program and has taught in graduate Public Health programs. Dr. Shelton is currently President of the Kentucky Psychological Association, holds an appointment on a committee for the APA Div 41 American Psychology-Law Society, and is the Director of Continuing Education for APA Div 55 American Society for the Advancement of Pharmacotherapy.
Dr. Sammons is responsible for the management and operations of the National Register of Health Service Psychologists. He is Editor of the Journal of Health Service Psychology. He represents the organization at local and national psychology meetings and plays an integral role as a liaison with related psychology and multidisciplinary organizations. He regularly contributes content to National Register publications and digital content, including the Journal of Health Service Psychology, e-newsletters, clinical webinars, and the Clinical Consult podcast series. Dr. Sammons also oversees the review of credentialing documentation to ensure that all applicants meet specific standards.